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British Pathé News

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Works: 110 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 1,623 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Juvenile works  Educational films  Children's films  Motion pictures  Internet videos  Historical films  Sources 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: TP1120, 668.40286
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Most widely held works by British Pathé News
The encyclopedia of the 20th century the days that shook the world( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[D]ocuments the political turmoil, horrors of war, medical breakthroughs, scientific advancements and social upheaval that made this century one of the most critical and turbulent periods in human history. Assembled from the archival vaults of Pathè and the BBC"--Container
Witness to history days that shook the world : 1970-1979( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video describes key events in the decade of 1980-1989 that shaped history during the twentieth century
The archives of war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series documents 20th century wars using film shot by British Pathé News, from the trenches of World War I, through the destruction of World War II, to the Cold War's atomic arsenals and the horrors of the Korean and Vietnam wars
Communications and transportation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the impact of the inventions of Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford and the Wright Brothers, which established the foundation for today's giant communications and transportation industries
Inventions and innovations( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without the inventor's curiosity and desire to find answers to questions, the world would be a different place. This film examines rare footage of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and Henry Ford, whose theories and subsequent practical application of those ideas transformed the way we live, work and play
The wonder of electricity( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the harnessing of electricity revolutionized life in the 20th century. Focuses on the invention of radio, television and cameras which have led to increasingly sophisticated communications and imaging technologies
Medicine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights advances in medicine, including x-rays, plastic surgery and ultrasound. Considers the "brave new world" implications of modern-day gene manipulation
Plastic planet by Werner Boote( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the market for plastic in the modern-day world and the by-products developed from working with it--products such as vinyl, polyester, Lycra, nylon, rayon and Teflon
The technology of warfare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at technological innovations in weapons and aeronautics as well as the development of civilian uses for systems and products originally designed for military use, such as radar, four-wheel drive vehicles and the precursor to the Internet
The plot to kill Hitler Revolution in Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from a second 13-part series of docu-dramas about significant historical events. Includes dramatizations that are carried out on the sites where the events originally took place and recently released historical footage
British Pathe film archive( Visual )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Digitized versions of the] 3500 hour British Pathe film archive which covers news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970."
Search for Troy The television explosion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from a second 13-part series of docu-dramas about significant historical events. Includes dramatizations that are carried out on the sites where the events originally took place and recently released historical footage
The rise of the Mob The shot that started the Great War ; The Spanish Armada.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish Armada: It is 1588 and the conflict between the Catholic Philip II of Spain and the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England is at a breaking point. In May Philip launches the Spanish Armada, an invincible fleet of 130 ships to conquer English shores. Sir Frances Drake and the English fleet sail from Plymouth to meet the invaders. The English overcome the far larger Spanish fleet by using fireships. Philip's dream of a Europe united under Catholic rule is shattered"--Container
Napoleon invades Russia Crisis in Korea ; The battle for Vietnam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon invades Russia: "In 1812, Napoleon, Emperor of France, determines to defeat Alexander I, Tsar of all Russias, and establish himself as the most formidable military leader in Europe. Rather than the greatest of his military victories, Napoleon's invasion of Russia becomes a disorganized retreat. His dream of a united Europe under France is destroyed forever"--Container
1942 by Richard Hease( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible march The Battle of Britain ; The first flight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes from a second 13-part series of docu-dramas about significant historical events. Includes dramatizations that are carried out on the sites where the events originally took place and recently released historical footage
Royal revelations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unveils 100 years of secrets, intimate facts and revealing anecdotes about the British Royal Family. The unique film archives of Britsh Pathé provide the backdrop
1962 : Year to Remember by Richard Hease( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror to the soul music, culture and identity in the Caribbean 1920-72( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mirror to the soul is a new documentary film about the Caribbean, made up entirely of newsreel footage (short news pieces of two or three minutes in length) filmed during the period 1922-1972"--Container
 
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